Job ID: 2019-10664 Type: Temporary # of Openings: 1 Category: Communications and Public Relations
The Communications Assistant will join the team of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Office of Communications during the academic year (August 2019-May 2020) to assist with providing promotional support for the courses and events presented by the Center's Programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts, including Film and Video, and the Princeton Atelier.
The Communications Assistant is responsible for assisting with: 1) graphic design 2) managing and expanding the Lewis Center's visibility on campus and in downtown Princeton through the timely distribution of posters and flyers, 3) writing for a range of communications channels and disseminating/posting event information, and 4) special events and general office duties.
This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, flexible individual in a fast-paced, high volume environment requiring planning, prioritizing, and a positive attitude. Work schedule both offers and requires flexibility.
Applicants must attach or submit links to 3 recent samples of their graphic design work and a brief writing sample. Please specify what contributions you have made for each piece (graphic design, writing, and/or photography, etc.).
Assist in designing and/or adapting posters, flyers, digital and print ads, playbills and programs and other collateral material meeting set deadlines
Post flyers, posters, and other materials throughout the University campus and in locations in downtown Princeton in buildings, on bulletin boards, and at outdoor locations/kiosks based on a list of approved posting locations and in a timely manner under direction of the Lewis Center’s Communications Associate
Draft and carefully proof written content for media (press releases and articles), website, social media and other purposes
Distribute via email and post content to websites monthly promoting Center events
Occasionally support communications-related special events
Occasionally deliver and retrieve printed materials, large format posters and banners to/from a variety of campus/town locations
Interact with staff across the Lewis Center and University
Maintain a flexible work schedule and respond as needed in shifts between priorities
Other tasks as required
Associates degree in graphic design or visual arts or in communications or related field
A minimum of one year of graphic design experience (or equivalent)
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
An interest in creating social media content on various platforms
Ability to write competently for a range of communications channels
Strong attention to detail and proofing
Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as part of a team and with faculty, students and staff
Excellent time-management skills and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to travel on foot and carry materials/supplies around campus and in town
Working knowledge of the Princeton campus and the town of Princeton
Ability to learn/use project management software/systems
Interest in the performing, literary, and/or visual arts
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Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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